Coastlines Online, UC Santa Barbara Alumni


Winter 2018

About Coastlines


is the magazine for members of the UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association and is published in print 3 times a year and online 1 time a year. It includes news and features about the continuing development of UC Santa Barbara, information about the Alumni Association and updates on the lives of alumni.

Reader Demographics

Coastlines magazine entertains and informs an affluent, highly educated, professional audience three times a year. Most readers are UCSB alumni, including prominent business, cultural, and academic leaders. Other readers include faculty, staff, major donors to the campus, and campus visitors. Guaranteed circulation is 21,000, of which approximately 19,000 are UCSB Alumni Association members. Readership is estimated at 30,000.

Reader ratings

Rates Coastlines good or excellent: 77%
Reads most of all of the magazine: 83%


Median Age Range 45-55
Gender: Male 48%
Female: 52%


Total circulation: 21,000
Distribution: California 16,200 Other states and abroad 3,800
Geographic Distribution in California Santa Barbara County: 3,100
Tri-Counties Area: 4,350
Southern California (including Tri-Counties area): 10,600
Northern California: 5,600

Coastlines Staff

George Thurlow '73, Publisher
Sophia Fischer, Editor
Natalie Wong '79, Art Director


Questions about advertising and advertising rates in Coastlines should be directed to Kelsie Grau at

Milestones Submissions

Let us know the latest in your life! Send milestones through a form to Milestones submission, mail to Milestones, Mosher Alumni House, Santa Barbara, Calif. 93106-1120, or email to Sophia Fischer at Remember to include your graduation year, name (and maiden name, if appropriate) and contact information.